Installing Applications on Ubuntu with Add/Remove
The term "Add/Remove Programs" seems more appropriate to Windows than to Linux however, Ubuntu does offer this option (besides apt-get and synamptic) to locate and install software on your Dapper Drake machine.
NOTE: You may want to review the tutorial: How to Install Macromedia Flash Player 7 for Firefox on Ubuntu and make sure you performed all of the steps in the Prerequisites section before proceeding here.
Opening Add/Remove is like visiting a candy store but there are steps you can take to increase the number of options in the "candy jar". Follow along with these steps and see for yourself.
Read the rest of the tutorial and see the screenshots Here.